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Calot Hat, 1938

Materials Required:

Original directions call for 2 tubes "Raphael Brand" Gimp
For hook, pattern suggests: "A No. 4 steel crochet hook for one who crochets tightly; a No. 6 is recommended for one who crochets loosely."

Directions are for a hat of 22" headsize.

CROCHET ABBREVIATIONS
ch . . . chain
sc . . Single Crochet
dc . . Double Crochet
tr c .. Treble Crochet
st . . . Stitch
sts . . Stitches
sl st .. Slip Stitch

STITCH:
Use Double Crochet throughout. Single Crochet for ornament and Bead Stitch for band.

BEAD STITCH:
Make 1 Tr C in St

Sandi's Note: (We would call these rounds today but in 1938, the directions were written calling them rows.)

TO START:
Ch 6 and join with sl st to form ring.
Row 1: Make 1 sc in each st of foundation ch.
Rows 2 - 7: Make 1 sc in each st of previous row.
Row 8: Ch 3, 1 dc in first st of previous row, * ch 2, 1 dc in next st, and repeat from * 4 times more.
Row 9: Ch 2, 1 dc in first sp of previous row, 1 dc in first st, 1 dc in next sp, * ch 2, 1 dc in same sp, 1 dc in next st, 1 dc in next sp and repeat from * to end of row.
Row 10: Ch 2, 1 dc in first sp of previous row, * 1 dc in first st of previous row, 1 dc in next sp, ch 2, 1 dc in same sp, and repeat from * to end.
Rows 11 - 19: Work same as 10th row.
Row 20: * Ch 1, 1 dc in each st of previous row and repeat from * 5 times more.
Row 21 - 27: Work same as 20th row.
Row 28: Ch 1, 1 dc in each st of previous row, * 1 bead St in next st, 1 sc in next st and repeat from * to end of row, making 1 sc in each sp.
Row 29: Make 1 bead st in first sp, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sts * 1 bead st in next st, 1 sc in next st and repeat from * to end of row.
Row 30: Make 1 sc in each st of previous row.
End off.

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My HTML arrangement of these pattern instructions (c) 1999 Sandi Marshall

The pattern and the hat photo are from Hats, Bags, Belts printed by Russell Fraser Wire Co. in the year 1938.

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